New Orleans Hornets Team Report – November 6
=== New Orleans Hornets Team Report – November 6 ===
(Sports Network) – Baron Davis poured in 37 points, including seven in
overtime, as the New Orleans Hornets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 106-99,
at the Wachovia Center Wednesday.
Davis was 13-of-26 from the floor, including 6-of-11 from beyond the arc. The
Hornets were 13-of-30 as a team from three-point range, while the Sixers made
just 4-of-17 three-point attempts.
Steve Smith chipped in 16 points for New Orleans, which has won four of its
first five games this season. David Wesley had 12 points and Darrell Armstrong
added 11 for the Hornets.
The Hornets scored the first eight points of the extra session to take
control. Smith scored inside, before Armstrong nailed a three-pointer to make
it 94-89. New Orleans then got the ball back and Smith drained a three-point
shot to give the Hornets a 97-89 advantage with 2:38 remaining in overtime.
After Iverson converted 1-of-2 free throws, Davis drilled a three-pointer to
extend the lead to 100-90 with 1:31 left. Davis later sank four foul shots in
the final 40 seconds to seal it.
The Hornets are off until Friday when they face the Los Angeles Lakers at New